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Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

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Pirates Snap Losing Streak, Rally To Beat Braves 3-2

Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez’s game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

08/20/2014

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Pirates Fans Unhappy With Post-Season Ticket Guidelines

There are fewer empty seats at PNC Park this year, thanks to the Pirates’ playoff run last season.

08/19/2014

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Braves Jump On Liriano In 11-3 Win Over Pirates

Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen’s return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday night.

08/19/2014

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5 Epic Manager Meltdowns In Baseball

In honor of Joe Mikulik’s ridiculous rant here are five of the most epic manager meltdowns in baseball history.

08/19/2014

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Braves Use 6-Run 1st To Beat Pirates 7-3

Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons homered to begin a six-run first inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the sliding Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

08/18/2014

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Pirates Place Morton On 15-Day DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates are getting ready to welcome a starting pitcher back into the fold. However, another starter is heading to the disabled list.

08/17/2014

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Nationals Rally Late, Beat Pirates 4-3

After Adam LaRoche’s two-run homer in the eighth tied the game, and Wilson Ramos’ ground-rule double in the ninth won it, Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams called his club “tenacious.”

08/17/2014

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Harper, LaRoche, Nats Top Pirates, 4th Win In Row

Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each drove in two runs, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.

08/15/2014

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Scherzer Ks 14, Tigers Beat Pirates 5-2

Max Scherzer and Brad Ausmus both knew early on Thursday afternoon that something special might be happening.

08/14/2014

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Tigers Rally Past Pirates 8-4

Nick Castellanos homered and tripled, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.

08/13/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Feels Good To Be Wrong Sometimes

Contrary to what some might think, Mea Culpa isn’t the name of some girl from Bloomfield.

08/13/2014

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Snider Hits 2 Homers, Pirates Top Tigers 11-6

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates already had a four-run lead over an ailing Justin Verlander when Travis Snider threw out a runner at the plate in the second for an inning-ending double play. “It very […]

08/12/2014

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Colin Dunlap: I Would Bet On Charlie Morton Down Stretch

Charlie Morton wasn’t good on Sunday. But at this point, as Morton’s record has dipped to 5-11 and he lasted just five innings on Sunday in an 8-2 loss to the Padres, I’m ready to […]

08/11/2014

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Ross Solid For 6, Padres Beat Pirates 8-2

Tyson Ross gave up a leadoff single to Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco followed with a two-run home run.

08/10/2014

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